Michelle Loughery

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Michelle Loughery (born 1961) is a Canadian muralist from British Columbia.[1]

Life and work[edit]

Early career[edit]

Loughery was born in the community of Michel-Natal in the Elk Valley in southeastern British Columbia, but her family was relocated to the nearby mining town of Sparwood when the community of Michel-Natal was dismantled by the provincial government in the 1970s.

Work[edit]

Loughery has created mural projects in Cuba, Missouri Route 66 Mural City,[2] USA; Vernon, British Columbia, Heritage Murals;[3] and country music themed murals in the Country Music Capital of Canada, Merritt, British Columbia. Her 9/11 mural commissioned by the Brooklyn Fire Department is on photographic display in the Smithsonian Museum, and she is currently working with the Province of British Columbia on a multi-city mural project entitled, The Wayfinder Project. Currently Loughery is working on a journal novel with Michael Moore on her wall journeys. [4]

Awards[edit]

BC Community Achievement Award [5]

References[edit]

www.cubamurals.com [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McDonough, Fiona (1 June 2003). "Painters help PS 229 memorialize 9/11". Daily News. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Canadian artist Michelle Loughery update #2…". Cuba, MO - Route 66 Mural City. 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2017-05-05. 
  3. ^ Administrator. "The Heritage Murals of Downtown Vernon - Home Page". www.vernonmurals.ca. Retrieved 2017-05-05. 
  4. ^ loughery, michelle. canadiancountrymusichalloffame http://www.ccmhalloffame.com. Retrieved 15 June 2016.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "BC Community Achievement Awards". www.bcachievement.com. Retrieved 2017-05-05. 

Sources[edit]

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